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· Mark on September 19 2009 01:39:45
General News

Bruce Kulick is back downunder again, this time to promote his new solo CD BK3. Bruce always puts an a great show, I remember having a very enjoyable evening at the Corner Hotel a few years ago. Expect a great nite whether you be a fan of Kiss, Bruce or both. Tickets go on sale on September 21

Adelaide Saturday 12 December, 2009 Fowlers Live.
Sydney Sunday 13 December, 2009 The Gaelic Theatre.
Melbourne Monday 14 December, 2009 The Corner Hotel.

· Mark on September 19 2009 01:30:54
Tour News

Mark November off in the diary European cousins! There's a great double-bill headed your way. The wonderful Gotthard have announced a series of European dates supported by Europe.   

House of Lords fall tour of Europe
· Mark on September 19 2009 01:27:48

Cartesian Dreams hits the stores in Europe on September 18th and is a must have for fans of Melodic Rock (one of my CDs of the year so far). So what could be better then braving the fall weather and getting out to see them live an a city near you? Well how about the excellent Jaded Heart in support!

Europe Tour UK 2010
· Mark on September 19 2009 01:23:29
Tour News

Europe are set to tour the UK for the first time since 2006 to promote their great new CD "Last Look at Eden" tickets are well priced starting at just seventeen pounds, and with Diamond Head in support it should proove to be a great evening's entertainment.   

Keel still have the right to rock
· Mark on September 19 2009 01:17:30

The Keel reformation that has gone down so well this American summer carrys on apace. The new CD "Streets Of Rock & Roll" is recorded, but we have no news on a release date as yet.

In other Keel news Frontiers Records will also release "The Right To Rock: 25th Anniversary Edition," exactly 25 years after this classic album first hit the streets.

Queensryche to take Lita on US Tour
· Mark on September 19 2009 01:11:06
Tour News

After three September dates with Chickenfoot Queensryche will be hitting the road with Lita Ford on their continued American Soldier Tour.

Lita will be backed by Geoff Tate on vocals, Michael Wilton and Parker Lundgren on guitars, Eddie Jackson on bass and Scott Rockenfield on drums

Cheap Trick Live in Vegas this weekend
· Shane on September 10 2009 14:14:44

Legendary band Cheap Trick pay ultimate respect?to The Beatles with seven live performances of the groundbreaking Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band album in it's entirety, starting this Saturday night at the Las Vegas Hilton.

The shows will be on Sep 13 - 15, 17 - 19 and 21 - 23, and come in support of their just released CD and DVD of Sgt Peppers Live, recorded in New York.

See Shane's review of the new CD and their latest album 'The Latest' in our review section.

Bonfire fire up in England
· Mark on September 10 2009 14:10:59

German Rockers Bonfire who put on a great show at this years Rocklahoma return to the UK for two exclusive shows in September. Don't miss them - Bonfire put on a great show. Crimes of Passion are support for both shows, whilst Sacred Heart are also added to the Dudley date. JBs sure is getting some great names this year.?

Sat 19th Sept - Sheffield Corporation
Sun 20th Sept - JB's Dudley

Halcyon Way announce new vocalist
· Shane on September 10 2009 14:07:41

Halcyon Way have split with vocalist Sean Shields due to "creative?differences", announcing replacement Steve Braun effective immediately.? Click more to read the full press announcement from the band...